‘Writers Needed’ Spam Is Blocked But Evolves into ‘Daily Writing Jobs’ Spam

By Jason Boog Comment

An army of angry Twitter users blocked and reported “Writers Needed” tweets as spam yesterday–calling out individual Twitter users by name that circulated the advertisements that had spread like wildfire.

Nevertheless, watchdog blogger Victoria Strauss pointed out that the original spam has evolved into “Daily Writing Jobs”  spam. We won’t link to the individual tweets in this post, but you can see the links spreading through this Twitter search.

If you want to block and report writing spammers, just follow this handy guide on Twitter. You can also follow the directions in the Twitter tutorial embedded above–click to enlarge the image.